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Release 0.96 of the HP Ink Jet Server Is Available

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From: "DESKJET,LINUX (HP-Vancouver,exgen1)" <>
Subject: Release 0.96 Linux Deskjet Drivers
Date: Tue, 22 May 2001 20:06:02 -0400

Release 0.96 of the HPIJS (HP Ink Jet Server) for HP Inkjets is now

This release can be downloaded at

The following release notes describe the release:

HP Linux Inkjet Driver 0.96 Release 
Updated the hpijs driver to APDK 2.4 which adds support for the following

Photosmart 1000/1100 
Photosmart 1215/1218 

Thanks to David Paschal's input, we made a change to the PCL header
(header.cpp). Which will allow the hpijs driver to work with the OfficeJet
500, 600, 700 and PSC 300 series printers. This was only a problem when
running in MLC mode using the ptal-printd demon. 

Made a small change to the top and right margins in gdevhpij.c. This
corrects a problem where both ghostscript and hpijs were trying to set the

Added some query commands to the gs/hpijs communication interface. These
commands can be used to return current printer parameters. 

This release is backward compatible with HPIJS 0.95. 


The Linux Deskjet Team